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Fast Facts for Lpns in California

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Chico, Hanford and Madera
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Santa Cruz, El Centro and San Jose
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Riverside, San Diego and Santa Ana

Salaries for Lpns in California

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: San Jose, Oakland and San Francisco

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  • MSN - Informatics (Online)
  • MSN – Advanced Generalist (Online)
  • RN to MSN - Advanced Generalist (Online)
  • At West Coast University, your education can pave the way to your healthcare career
  • With West Coast University, you can choose to study healthcare online or any one of the 6 campuses located in California, Texas or Florida
  • West Coast University has developed programs with learning options to work around the demands of your life
Programs
  • Medical Assistant (10-Month Diploma Program)
  • Dedicated to providing career training since 1975.
  • Has 13 campus locations in Southern California and a campus in Morrow, GA.
  • Provides flexible class times including weekends.
  • Offers curriculum that ranges from 8 month diploma programs to 16-month Associate of Applied Science degree programs.
  • Has admissions professionals available to help students decide which diploma or degree program they should pursue.
  • Gives job placement assistance strengthened by relationships with local employers.
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Bakersfield
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  • Vocational Nursing
  • Associate of Science in Nursing
  • Medical Assisting
  • Offers programs in nursing, medical assisting, pharmacy technology, dental assisting, and more.
  • Six Campuses across Northern CA: Fremont, San Jose, Sacramento, S. San Francisco, Hayward, and Concord.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges, with programmatic approvals from the California Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians and the Board of Registered Nursing.
  • Approved by the Better Business Bureau (BBB) with an A+ rating since 2010.
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Hayward
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  • Vocational Nursing Program*
  • Certified Nurse Assistant
  • Medical Assisting
  • A Los Angeles-based private college offering programs in medical sciences, legal studies, and graphic design since 1985.
  • Has weekend programs, including certified  veterinary technology, nurse assistant, and hemodialysis technician.
  • Showcases visual communication students’ artwork and design through campus magazine.
  • 3 campuses in Southern California.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
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Alhambra
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  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
  • Ranked among the 2015 Best National Universities by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Designated as a Military Friendly School every year since 2012 by Victory Media.
  • Offers credit for prior learning and experience through assessment tests.
  • Provides a short term Leadership Certification program in partnership with EQUIP®.
  • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association (NCA).
Programs
  • Online Doctor of Nursing Practice - Leadership Track (MSN to DNP)
  • Online Master of Science in Nursing (BSN to MSN-FNP)
  • Online Doctor of Nursing Practice - Family Nurse Practitioner Track (BSN to DNP)
  • Ranked #4 among the 2015 Best Regional Universities in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Designated as 2015 Military Friendly School by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Student to faculty ratio of 12:1, with an average class size of 21.
  • 85% of faculty holds a doctorate or terminal degree in their field.
  • Regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association (NCA).
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  • Vocational Nursing
  • Offers medical and cosmetic programs, including dental assisting, massage therapy, cosmetology, esthetics, and more.
  • Features a public salon and spa where students may get real-world experience.
  • Offers scholarship opportunities for students wo qualify.
  • Accredited by the Council on Occupational Education (COE).
  • 2 separate Vacaville campuses, one is for medical careers and the other is the beauty academy.
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Vacaville
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  • Vocational Nursing
  • Nursing
  • Patient Care Technician

About Brightwood College

Brightwood College offers accelerated programs that combine flexible schedules and professional instruction to create a rewarding learning experience for individuals focused on gaining the skills for specific careers. Brightwood College is owned and operated by Education Corporation of America.

About Education Corporation of America

Education Corporation of America's institutions broaden access to postsecondary educational opportunities.

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San Diego
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  • Master of Science in Nursing
  • Doctor of Health Science
  • Allows students to transfer credits from non-U.S. colleges and universities after evaluation.
  • Has students attend one class at a time to ensure easy access to faculty and a more hands-on education.
  • Its main campus is located in Fort Lauderdale, with campuses located throughout the State of Florida and internationally. 
  • Provides a Department of Student Services and Resources that assists students with résumé preparation, interviewing skills coaching, mock interviewing, professional development workshops, and more.
Programs
  • Doctor of Education - Nursing Education
  • PhD - Addictions
  • PhD - Gerontology
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor's Programs in 2014 by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Implements a one-to-one teaching model, partnering one student with one faculty member in each course.
  • 100% of faculty members hold doctoral degrees.
  • No physical residency requirements, allowing students to pursue their degree online.
  • Committed to innovation, diversity, excellence, and accountability since its founding in 1996.
  • Offers several programs in business, education, psychology, and more.

More California Lpns Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
South Gate
Associate
103
Santa Maria
Associate
13,176
Lancaster
Associate
13,312
Bakersfield
Associate
17,405
Oroville
Associate
12,228
Van Nuys
Associate
638
Ridgecrest
Associate
4,577
Rancho Cucamonga
Associate
18,736
Glendora
Associate
11,467
San Francisco
Associate
46,411
Palm Desert
Associate
8,597
Eureka
Associate
6,025
Weed
Associate
2,782
Joshua Tree
Associate
1,673
San Luis Obispo
Associate
10,920
Quincy
Associate
1,688
Gilroy
Associate
6,049
Salinas
Associate
9,890
Imperial
Associate
8,682
Susanville
Associate
1,829
Long Beach
Associate
25,536
Los Angeles
Associate
13,194
Pittsburg
Associate
8,360
Merced
Associate
10,890
Oakland
Associate
6,944
Oceanside
Associate
10,682
Santa Clara
Associate
8,832
Modesto
Associate
18,546
San Jacinto
Associate
14,197
Napa
Associate
7,169
Blythe
Associate
3,831
Pasadena
Associate
26,672
Porterville
Associate
3,773
Reedley
Associate
12,158
Whittier
Associate
21,041
Riverside
Associate
30,961
Sacramento
Associate
24,596
San Diego
Associate
17,013
Stockton
Associate
18,668
Visalia
Associate
892
Santa Barbara
Associate
21,632
Santa Rosa
Associate
25,626
Redding
Associate
9,102
Rocklin
Associate
18,859
Marysville
Associate
9,904

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Lpns

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for California. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Lpns

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Lpns relative to the population of the city. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Bakersfield 1210 $54,940
Chico 450 $51,060
El Centro 170 $55,600
Fresno 1420 $48,300
Hanford 310 $55,600
Corcoran 310 $55,600
Sacramento 2650 $56,720
Roseville 2650 $56,720
Arden 2650 $56,720
Arcade 2650 $56,720
Salinas 730 $57,900
Los Angeles 28340 $50,390
Long Beach 28340 $50,390
Anaheim 28340 $50,390
Madera 260 $55,600
Merced 190 $52,480
Modesto 880 $49,340
Napa 160 $55,990
Oxnard 1050 $54,990
Thousand Oaks 1050 $54,990
Ventura 1050 $54,990
Redding 340 $47,860
Riverside 7680 $49,120
San Bernardino 7680 $49,120
Ontario 7680 $49,120
San Diego 5180 $54,380
Carlsbad 5180 $54,380
San Francisco 7380 $58,640
Oakland 7380 $58,640
Hayward 7380 $58,640
Stockton 1120 $53,970
Lodi 1120 $53,970
San Jose 2180 $59,220
Sunnyvale 2180 $59,220
Santa Clara 2180 $59,220
Vallejo 860 $55,610
Fairfield 860 $55,610
Visalia 640 $47,290
Porterville 640 $47,290
Yuba City 250 $50,190
San Luis Obispo N/A $51,730
Paso Robles N/A $51,730
Arroyo Grande N/A $51,730
Santa Cruz 430 $51,020
Watsonville 430 $51,020
Santa Maria 520 $55,640
Santa Barbara 520 $55,640
Santa Rosa 840 $55,660

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